Economy, finance, tax and competition, Press Conference, European Commission
On 27 March the European Commission will adopt a follow-up Communication to the Green Paper on the Long-term financing of the European economy (IP/13/274). The Communication will include an action plan grouped around six main areas:
Along with this communication, the Commission will also adopt a legislative proposal to revise the Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision (IORP) Directiveto support the further development of occupational pension funds, an important type of long-term institutional investor in the EU; and a communication on crowdfunding, a growing source of financing for SMEs.
Technical briefing off-the-record at 11:00.
Press conference by Commissioner Barnier at 12:30.
IP and MEMOs will be available on the day.